A parade, a flyover, a model of the USS Illinois, and a new sparkling wine! You can see all these things and more if you come to Utica, IL on November 1.
There is a new bubbly in town, and it's called Blend 786. We are thrilled to announce that this sparkling wine was used to christen the USS Illinois (SSN 786) submarine.
Named for a hearty pioneer stew that is served at the event, the Burgoo Festival is LaSalle County Historical Society's major fund raising event of the year. It's an annual village street party!
It was such an honor for us to be a part of the USS ILLINOIS Commissioning Celebration. Here are some of the highlights of the weekend . . .
Join us for the 4th Annual Sip 'n' Snip Photo Contest and Festival! Celebrate and help raise money for a good cause.